Animal Size

Antillean fruit-eating bat size: How big do they get?

How big does a Antillean fruit-eating bat get? Here is an overview over the average adult age:

A grown Antillean fruit-eating bat (Brachyphylla cavernarum) reaches an average size of 8.1 cm (0′ 4″).

When born, they have an average size of 0 cm (0′ 0″). A full-grown exemplary reaches roughly 45 grams (0.1 lbs). Talking about reproduction, Antillean fruit-eating bats have 1 babies about 1 times per year. The Antillean fruit-eating bat (genus: Brachyphylla) is a member of the family Phyllostomidae.

As a reference: Humans reach an average body size of 1.65m (5′ 5″) while carrying 62 kg (137 lbs). A human woman is pregnant for 280 days (40 weeks) and on average become 75 years old.

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The Antillean fruit-eating bat (Brachyphylla cavernarum) is one of two leaf-nosed bat species belonging to the genus Brachyphylla. The species occurs in the Caribbean from Puerto Rico to St. Vincent and Barbados. Fossil specimens have also been recorded from New Providence, Bahamas.

Animals of the same family as a Antillean fruit-eating bat

We found other animals of the Phyllostomidae family:

Animals with the same size as a Antillean fruit-eating bat

Not that size really matters, but it makes things comparable. So here are a couple of animals that are as big as Antillean fruit-eating bat:

Animals with the same litter size as a Antillean fruit-eating bat

Here is a list of animals that have the same number of babies per litter (1) as a Antillean fruit-eating bat:

Animals with the same weight as a Antillean fruit-eating bat

As a comparison, here are some other animals that weight as much as the Brachyphylla cavernarum: